Social ineptitude covered in a story which zips through quite quickly and fairly obviously.
A story that starts with xeno-monsters leaping out of every corridor, but having survived that theme park activity, things take a turn for the worse.
A taut finish in a science thriller that delivers what it sets out to.
Readers familiar with McDevitt’s ‘Academy’ novels will doubtless be particularly pleased to read a story featuring the early days of Priscilla Hutchins, who is evidently a central figure in the six novels.
First published story for Marzinsky, a short (just over 1000 words) one in which a robot follows its programming. Fortunately.
Cluley creates a vivid setting with some great imagery and detail, and provides a story that demands a sequel.
A story about making the ultimate sacrifice – would you give your life for the greater good?
I’m pleased to re-launch Best SF with Gwyneth Jones ‘Collision’, published in the ‘When It Changed’ anthology edited by Geoff Ryman, and subsequently included in the Hartwell/Cramer ‘Years Best SF #15’.
Liu makes extremely good use of the novella length for his story, which is a gripping, at times painfully so, story.
Wryly entertaining, providing you aren’t put off by the at times quite detailed descriptions of interspecies sex!
Not a classic issue, even Connie Willis failed to tickle my fancy this issue.
Steinmetz makes a third trip to the well of inspiration and draws out a tale relating to computer gaming
A novella with a strong retro vibe to it.